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Quilter, Roger   (1877-1953)
Quilter, Roger English composer.
A very fine signature in black fountain pen ink on a vintage white card (4.5" x 3.5"). Quilter has added the date, May 18th 1938.

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ref:7661  £30.00
Reizenstein, Franz   (1911-1968)
Reizenstein, Franz German-born British composer and concert pianist, remembered for two great crowd-pleasing comedy compositions,Concerto Popolare (1956) and his Variations on "The Lambeth Walk" (1938); he also composed excellent orchestral scores for the Hammer horror film The Mummy (1959) and the cult British horror film Circus of Horrors (1960).
A fine letter, handwritten and signed in blue ink on a 7" x 5.25" sheet of headed notepaper (29.4.63). Reizenstein cancels a student's lesson, mentioning the "sudden passing of my dear friend Christopher Hassall *, who wrote libretti for my choral works and my radio opera". He goes on to say that he wants to be present at the memorial service for Hassall in Canterbury Cathedral. SCARCE.

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ref:10620  £30.00
Reuss, Wilhelm Franz   (1886-1945)
Reuss, Wilhelm Franz German conductor and composer, captured by the Red Army in 1945 and died under interrogation.
A very fine sepia postcard (sent postally) of the young conductor, nicely signed and dated (1917) in blue fountain pen ink. EXTREMELY RARE.

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ref:6530  £75.00
Roocroft, Amanda   (1966- )
Roocroft, Amanda English soprano.
A very fine colour candid colour photograph (8" x 6"), taken at St John's, Smith Square, in London in March1994 and signed across the image in dark blue ink at a later date.


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ref:8303  £15.00
Sargent, Malcolm (and Ralph Richardson)   (1895-1967)
Sargent, Malcolm (and Ralph Richardson) Great English conductor.
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fine signature in blue ink on a vintage 1940s album page (6" x 3.75").
To the reverse is the signature in ink of the great actor Ralph Richardson.

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ref:8159  £10.00
Söderström , Elisabeth   (1927-2009)
Söderström , Elisabeth
Great Swedish soprano, one of the world’s most versatile and best loved.
A very fine ink signature on a white card (approximately 6" x 4"). The signature was obtained in person at the Barbican in London in 1991.

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ref:2268  £10.00
Shacklock, Constance   (1913-1999)
Shacklock, Constance Great English mezzo-soprano.
A very fine vintage 1940s black and white photograph (5.5" x 3.25"), nicely signed and inscribed in blue fountain pen ink to the lower white panel and with a handwritten and signed note
(mentioning Rosenkavalier as her favourite role) in ink to the reverse.

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ref:5318  £18.00
Shelton, Lucy   (1944- )
Shelton, Lucy American soprano.
A very fine colour candid colour photograph (8" x 6"), taken at the Barbican, London in January 1995 and signed across the image in blue ink at a later date.

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ref:8277  £15.00
Shield, William   (1748-1829)
Shield, William Durham-born English composer, violinist and viola player, especially remembered for Auld Lang Syne.
An original copy of the sheet music (13.5" x 8.5") for William Shield's composition The Union Volunteers (March, Troop and Quick Step) for Piano forte or Harp.
The top edge of the front cover is signed in ink by William Shield ("From the Composer to Mr Corkail (?) with respects").

A wonderful survival and extremely rare.

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ref:5295  £195.00
Sigmundsson, Kristinn   (1951- )
Sigmundsson, Kristinn Icelandic bass singer.
A very fine colour candid colour photograph (8" x 6"), taken at an unspecified venue in Paris  in March 1998 and signed across the image in dark blue ink at a later date.


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ref:8297  £15.00
Slatkin, Leonard   (1944- )
Slatkin, Leonard American conductor and composer.
A fine original candid colour photograph (8" x 6") of Slatkin (looking uncannily like Andre Previn!), taken outside the BBC in February, 1997 and signed in black ink at a later date.
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ref:7276  £15.00
Sousa, John Philip   (1854-1932)
Sousa, John Philip

Great American composer and conductor, known particularly for his military and patriotic marches including "Stars and Stripes Forever," designated in 1987 as the National March of the United States.

A peachy early vintage German postcard, beautifully signed in blue fountain pen ink to a light area of the image, with Sousa adding the date, 1910.

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ref:2969  £350.00
Stenz, Markus   (1965- )
Stenz, Markus German conductor.
An extraordinary colour candid colour photograph (8" x 6"), taken at the Barbican, London in November 1994 and signed across the image in ink at a later date

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ref:8268  £15.00
Streich, Rita   (1920-1987)
Streich, Rita Russian-born soprano, one of the most admired and recorded sopranos of the post-war period.
A very fine signature in blue fountain pen ink on a vintage 1950s album page (4.5" x 3").

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ref:8506  £15.00
Sutherland, Joan   (1926-2010)
Sutherland, Joan Great Australian soprano.
A very fine black and white 7" x 5" photograph, part of a fine music collection put together in the mid-1960s. There's a bold signature and inscription ("To Ruby Heasman, with best wishes, Joan Sutherland") in purple ink across the image.

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ref:9279  £30.00
Tauber, Richard   (1891-1948)
Tauber, Richard Austrian-born operatic tenor.
A very fine signature and date (1941) in ink on a 6" x 3.75" album page. A small black and white photograph is attached.
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ref:8416  £15.00
Tauber, Richard (and Thorley Walters)   (1891-1948)
Tauber, Richard (and Thorley Walters) Austrian-born operatic tenor.
A fine bold signature in pencil on a vintage 1930s album page (6.25" x 4.75"). The reverse is signed in ink by the great character actor Thorley Walters, and by Cicely Courtneidge (in pencil), Jack Hulbert and Bobby Howes.

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ref:8363  £15.00
Tavener, John   (1944-2013)
Tavener, John Prolific British composer, most famous for the haunting Song for Athene, performed at Princess Diana’s funeral.
A programme for a concert of classical music by the King's Singers and the Nash Ensemble at the Madeley College of Education in Staffordshire on the 11th February 1975. The conductor was John Tavener. The front cover has been signed in blue ink by Tavener and by Alastair Hume, Alastair Thompson, Anthony Hope and Brian Kay.
Although there are some late photographs with highly stylised signatures to be found (these were produced to meet the demands of fans following Diana's funeral), early signed John Tavener material like this is very rare.

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ref:10301  £50.00
Terfel, Bryn   (1965- )
Terfel, Bryn Welsh bass-baritone opera and concert singer.
A very fine colour postcard (6" x 4"), issued by Deutsche Grammophon to publicise their 1996 recording of Bryn Terfel signing the songs of Rogers and Hammerstein, Something Wonderful. There's a big, bold signature in black ink across the image.

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ref:7760  £15.00
Teschemacher, Margarete   (1903-1959)
Teschemacher, Margarete German operatic soprano.
A very fine signature ("
London, 1931") in black fountain pen ink on a  page (4.25" x 2.75") taken from a vintage autograph album.


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ref:5035  £15.00
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